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Lake Front Film Series: Edna Lewis, Cherishing Virginia’s Food Heritage

Posted on September 14, 2017 by Montfair Resort Farm

Enjoy an evening with our cherished local food historian Leni Sorensen of Albemarle County. Leni will present the film In the Season: The Edna Lewis Story followed by an educational talk. Enjoy a personal food tasting inspired by Edna’s famed cooking. Learn about Edna Lewis, African American Chef, James Beard Living Legend Award winner and […]

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Lake Front Film Series: Edna Lewis, Cherishing Virginia’s Food Heritage

Posted on September 14, 2017 by Montfair Resort Farm

Enjoy an evening with our cherished local food historian Leni Sorensen of Albemarle County. Leni will present the film In the Season: The Edna Lewis Story followed by an educational talk. Enjoy a personal food tasting inspired by Edna’s famed cooking. Learn about Edna Lewis, African American Chef, James Beard Living Legend Award winner and […]

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Mary Randolph Cooking Class: Curry Chicken and Rice

Posted on August 10, 2017 by Montfair Resort Farm

Join local food and cultural historian Leni Sorensen for this study and practice of historic Virginia cooking. Mary Randolph’s late 18th century recipes reflect the diversity of foods enjoyed by elite Virginians in that era. Along with okra, eggplant and tomatoes her curry was part of the amazingly modern range of vegetables and flavors served […]

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Mary Randolph Cooking Class: Curry Chicken and Rice

Posted on August 10, 2017 by Montfair Resort Farm

Join local food and cultural historian Leni Sorensen for this study and practice of historic Virginia cooking. Mary Randolph’s late 18th century recipes reflect the diversity of foods enjoyed by elite Virginians in that era. Along with okra, eggplant and tomatoes her curry was part of the amazingly modern range of vegetables and flavors served […]

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